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January 6, 2014

United Gilsonite Laboratories developed what it calls the first clear masonry waterproofer.

Scranton, Pa.-based UGL introduced the Drylok Clear Masonry Waterproofer as an alternative coating to traditional pigmented waterproofing systems. According to the company, it is a ideal for waterproofing new and existing construction made of masonry block, pre-cast, poured walls, interior and exterior, and decorative elements, such as split faced block, stone, brick and stucco. 

March 12, 2013

The recycled content in AZEK Pavers products has added up over the years, according to the Scranton, Pa.-based company.

Scranton, Pa.-based AZEK Pavers, which offers a hardscape solution for backyards and driveways, has hit a milestone by diverting more than a half million scrap tires from landfills, the company announced 

July 26, 2012

Police Chief William Bilinski had just purchased some brown outdoor carpet on July 24 when he noticed something suspicious going on in the parking lot of Lowe’s, according to a story in the Times-Tribune of Scranton, Pa. Four people were sitting in a vehicle just outside the store; after they moved the vehicle in front of the garden center, two of the occupants went inside.

June 7, 2011

Not many people know about Amedeo Obici’s business history. But if they did, they could definitely learn from it.


Born in Oderzo, Italy. Migrated to America in 1889. His voyage was intended to take him to live with his uncle and his family in Scranton, Pa. But unable to speak any English, he was misdirected, or lost his way, and ultimately ended up in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., where other Italians, the Musantes, took him in.


January 18, 2011

Canada has emerged as a hot destination for home channel expansion. The latest company to enter the massive northern market is Scranton, Pa.-based AZEK Building Products.

The manufacturer of trim, molding, decking and railings will partner with PrimeSource Building Products Canada for complete national two-step distribution across Canada.

May 4, 2008

About 30,000 members of the home improvement retail community are expected to flock to Las...

February 11, 2008

Toronto-based Composatron makes Premier and Trademark brands....

September 9, 2007

United Gilsonite Laboratories (UGL) is ramping up its partnership with International Specialty Products (ISP), a...